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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Cartography
Course Number: GEOG 12
Course Objectives:
  • Select and apply ethical and appropriate data model, map scale, map elements, symbolization and color to produce maps that effectively communicate quantitative and qualitative geographic data.
  • Critique maps for appropriate use of cartographic design principles.
  • Describe the components of a map (map elements).
  • Employ an appropriate geographic referencing system (datum, projection, coordinate system) for a given purpose.
  • Categorize and describe different types of maps (thematic, reference…) and be able to give examples of how they are used.